Post Primary Teachers’ Association president Jack Boyle said the secondary school sector had suffered from a decade of underfunding.
August 15 could be the unofficial ‘bring your kid to work day’ when teachers go on strike next Wednesday.
The education sector is claiming a victory after the Government relaxed its plans to tighten work visa access for international students in New Zealand.
Students at Tasman International Academies were told their results would not be released as the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) had concerns about its assessment practices.
White men make up the largest demographic of domestic adult learners. White males are by far the largest contingent of domestic students in adult and community education.
NZGovt: Changes to post-study work rights will help ensure international students coming to New Zealand gain in-demand skills for our economic growth, incentivise study in the regions and help reduce the risk of student exploitation, Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway said.
NZGovt: A micro-credentials system to be rolled out from the end of August 2018 will give both employers and people who want to keep learning more opportunities to access new skills quickly, Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced.